Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering Laboratory
Department of Biomedical Engineering

New Jersey Institute of Technology





20. Divya Rajendran, Derek Yip, Ali Hussain, Cheul H. Cho, "Long-Term Liver-Specific Function of Hepatocytes in 3-D Biomimetic Scaffolds", (Submitted for publication)

19. Nolan Skop, Frances Calderon, Cheul H. Cho, Chirag Gandhi, Steven Levison, "Optimizing a Multifunctional Microsphere Scaffold to Improve Neural Stem Cell Transplantation for Traumatic Brain Injury Repair", Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Published online: 9 OCT 2013 (DOI: 10.1002/term.1832), 2013 [pdf]


18. Derek Yip and Cheul H. Cho, “A Multicellular 3D Heterospheroid Model of Liver Tumor and Stromal Cells in Collagen Gel for Anti-Cancer Drug Testing ”, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Vol. 433 (3):327-332, 2013 [pdf]


17. Nolan Skop, Frances Calderon, Steven Levison, Chirag Gandhi, Cheul H. Cho, “Heparin Cross-Linked Chitosan Microspheres for the Delivery of Neural Stem Cells and Growth Factors for Central Nervous System Repair ”, Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 9 (6): 3834-6843, 2013 [pdf]


16. Ali Hussain, George Collins, Derek Yip, Cheul H. Cho, “Functional 3-D Cardiac Co-Culture Model Using Bioactive Chitosan Nanofiber Scaffolds", Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 110 (2); 637-647, 2013 [Epub 2012 Oct 4], [Featured on the cover] [pdf]

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15. Anil B. Shrirao, Ali Hussain, Cheul H. Cho, and Raquel Perez-Castillejos, “Adhesive-Tape Soft Lithography For Patterning Mammalian Cells: Application To Wound-Healing Assays", BioTechniques, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp.315318, November, 2012 , DOI: 10.2144/000113928 [pdf]Shrirao_12_Biotechniques2Shrirao_12_Biotechniques1

14. Young-Dong Yu, Ki-Hun Kim, Sung-Gyu Lee, Sang-Yong Choi, Young-Chul Kim, Kwan-Su, Byun, In-Ho Cha, Kye-Yoon Park, Cheul-Hyung Cho, Dong-Ho Choi, "Hepatic Differentiation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells Using Stromal Cells", Journal of Surgical Research, Oct;170(2):e253-61, 2011 [pdf]Yu_11_JSR

13. Cheul H. Cho, Jae-Sung Park, Francois Berthiaume, Arno Tilles, Mehmet Toner, Martin Yarmush, “Cell Layering of Patterned Co-Cultures Using Microfabricated Elastomeric Stencils", BioTechniques Protocol, 2011 [pdf]

12. Cheul H. Cho, Jae-Sung Park, Francois Berthiaume, Arno Tilles, Mehmet Toner, Martin Yarmush, “Layered Patterning of Hepatocytes in Coculture Systems Using Microfabricated Stencils", BioTechniques, Jan; 48: 47-52, 2010 [pdf]


11. Cheul H. Cho, Francois Berthiaume, Arno Tilles, Martin Yarmush, “A New Technique for Primary Hepatocyte Expansion In Vitro, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Oct;101 (2); 345-356, 2008 [pdf]Cho_08_BB1Cho_08_BB2

10. Daan van Poll, Biju Parekkadan, Cheul H. Cho, François Berthiaume, Arno W. Tilles, Yaakov Nahmias, Martin L. Yarmush, Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Molecules Directly Modulate Hepatocellular Death and Regeneration In Vitro and In Vivo, Hepatology, May;47(5): 1634-43, 2008   [pdf]Daan_08

9. Cheul H. Cho, Natesh Parashurama, Eric Y.H. Park, Kazuhiro Suganuma, Yaakov Nahmias, Jaesung Park, Arno W. Tilles, Francois Berthiaume, and Martin L. Yarmush, “Homogenous Differentiation of Hepatocyte-like Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells: Applications for the Treatment of Liver Failure”, FASEB Journal, Mar;22(3):898-909, 2008 [pdf]Cho_08_FASEB

8. Natesh Parashurama, Koby Nahmias, Cheul H. Cho, Daan Poll, Arno W. Tilles, Francois Berthiaume, and Martin L. Yarmush, “Activin alters the kinetics of endoderm induction and in vivo differentiation in collagen gel cultures of embryonic stem cells”, Stem Cells, Feb; 26(2): 474-84, 2008 [pdf]Parashurama_08

7. Jae-Sung Park, Cheul H. Cho, Natesh Parashurama, Yawen Li, Francois Berthiaume, Arno Tilles, Mehmet Toner, Martin Yarmush, “Microfabrication-based Modulation of Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation”, Lab on a Chip, 7, 1018-1028, 2007 [pdf]Park_08bPark_08a

6. Cheul H. Cho, Jaesung Park, Francois Berthiaume, Arno Tilles, Mehmet Toner, Martin Yarmush, “Oxygen Uptake Rates and Liver-Specific Functions of Hepatocyte and 3T3 Fibroblast Co-cultures”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 97 (1); 188-199, 2007 [Featured on the cover issue] [pdf]Cho_07_BB2Cho_07_BB1

5. Cheul H. Cho, James F. Eliason and Howard WT Matthew, “Application of Porous Glycosaminoglycan-Based Scaffolds for Expansion of Human Cord Blood Stem Cells in Perfusion Culture”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 86A: 98-107, 2008 [pdf]Cho_08_JBMR3Cho_08_JBMR2

4. Howard Matthew, Cheul H. Cho, Ravi K Birla, Heather J Khanna, “Polysaccharides as Biomaterials”, IN: Biodegradable Polymers, Vol. 2, The Polymers in Biotechnology & Medicine (PMB) Series, Citus Books, London, Chapter 2; 35-68, 2003

3. C.H. Cho, J.B. Choi, K. Choi, "Finite Element Analysis for the Contact Stress of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene in Total Knee Arthroplasty”, Journal of Korean Society of Medical and Biological Engineering (KOSOMBE), Vol.20. No.1, pp.37-44, 1999

2. Y.K. Choi, C.H. Cho, J.B. Choi, K. Choi, “A Numerical Study on the Response of the Tibial Component in Total Knee Arthroplasty to Longitudinal Impact”, Journal of Korean Society of Medical and Biological Engineering (KOSOMBE), Vol. 19, No. 5, pp.503-511, 1998

1. M.J. Vonesh, C.H. Cho, J.V. Pinto, B.J. Kane, D.S. Lee, S.I. Roth, K.B. Chandran, D.D. McPherson, "Regional Vascular Mechanical Properties by 3-D Intravascular Ultrasound with Finite Element Analysis", American Journal of Physiology, 272 (Heart Circ. Physiol. 41): H425-H437, 1997


Jamila Gittens, Ishnoor Sidhu, Cheul H. Cho, “Simple and Efficient Methods for Micropatterning Biopolymers, Cells, and Embryoid Bodies Using Agarose Hydrogels”(In Preparation)

Seda Karamil and Cheul H. Cho, “Directed Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells into Insulin-Producing Pancreatic Beta Cells by the Extracellular Matrix and Glucose Signaling ”(In Preparation)

Niyati Soni and Cheul H. Cho, “Engineering Three Layers of Vascular Graft Seeded With Endothelial, Smooth Muscle And Fibroblast Cells on Chitosan-Based Scaffolds ”(In Preparation)

Ali Hussain, George Collins, Cheul H. Cho, “Physicochemical and Biofunctional Properties of Electrospun Chitosan Nanofiber Scaffolds”(In Preparation)

Atul Khataokar, Nolan Skop, Haesun Kim, Bryan Pfister, Cheul H. Cho, “Development of Schwann Cell-Seeded Conduit Using Chitosan-Based Biopolymers for Nerve Repair ”(In Preparation)


US Full Patent Application No. 2010/0143313, Homogeneous Differentiation of Hepatocyte-Like Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells (June 10, 2010)

PCT/US Full Patent Application No. 2012/027348, System and Method for Vascularized Biomimetic 3-D Tissue Models (March 1, 2012), Publication No. WO 2012/119012

PCT/US Full Patent Application No. PCT/US 14/13381, Improved Growth Matrices for Stem Cell Propagation In Vitro and In Tissue Regeneration (January 28, 2014)

Editorial Activity

Editorial Board Member, Open Journal of Biomedical Materials Research